Kathryn “Kay” Schmidt, 89

Published 10:25 am Monday, December 5, 2016

Kathryn ‘Kay’ Schmidt, 89

Kathryn ‘Kay’ Schmidt, 89

A funeral Mass celebrating the life of Kathryn ‘Kay’ Schmidt will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday Dec. 5 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin, Minnesota. The Rev. Raul Silva will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Schmidt, 89, of Austin, died Wednesday Nov. 30, 2016, at Our House Memory Care in Austin.

Kathryn G. Kiefer was born June 13, 1927, in Adams, Minnesota, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Sabel) Kiefer. Raised in Adams, she was a graduate of the public schools there. She then attended cosmetology college in Minneapolis. She married Anthony “Tony” Schmidt on Nov. 12, 1947, in Adams. The couple resided in Austin. A devoted homemaker, Kay enjoyed bowling, playing cards, flower gardening, and time with her family. She was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church.

She is survived by her sons, Bill (Patty) Schmidt of Austin, Ron (Diane Fuller) Schmidt of Austin, Dave (Cathi) Schmidt of Rose Creek, Minnesota, Terry (Paulette Clark) Schmidt of Austin, and Tony Schmidt of Austin; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2003; a son, Randy Schmidt; and her 10 siblings.

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Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at Queen of Angels Catholic Church. Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online tributes are being welcomed and may be written at www.mayerfh.com.